April 03 2017
A week is a really good length of time to not only explore the city but get beneath the surface. We have created this itinerary to offer you a great blend of culture, fun, and sightseeing.
Before we dive into the itinerary, if you are simply interested in learning more about Sydney then check out our ultimate insiders article on Sydney.
Day one is all about exploring the city, seeing some of it’s main sights and just getting a general feel.
During peak season the Big Bus Hop on-Hop off Tour operates until 7:30pm, so use this ticket as your means of transport for the day and jump off at all the sites that interest you. We recommend the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Bondi Beach, and Elizabeth St. Day 2 will cover some of the other interesting sites. Also, stop 13 of the Hop on Hop off bus is very close to the Glebe market, consider grabbing lunch there (open Saturdays)
On your second day you’ll experience Sydney from the water as well as having a bit of fun going on a tour.
You can jump back on the cruise to do a bit more exploring after the tour.
It’s time for the famous Taronga Zoo!
The best nature Sydney has to offer awaits you.
There are also tours available from Sydney that will take you directly to the Blue Mountains and the Jenolan Caves. The extra convenience does come at a higher cost though. Or, rent a car and you will have complete freedom and less stress for time!
You’ll be going on one of Sydney’s best tours, checking out some exciting art and getting a great view of Sydney.
You have the evening of, and hopefully you have adjusted to the Sydney time, so why not check out an evening show or go to the theater? or perhaps a cocktail at a nice bar?
Note: Day 5 is easily exchanged with other days.
Time to relax and enjoy the beach!
You can either spend the whole day at the beach, or a few hours and head back into the city from Coogee after lunch. A few other things we would recommend on this day as an add-on or in place of the beach are:
This day is for you to either choose an area you want to explore, or perhaps you came across a museum you want to visit? Maybe just get lost in Sydney or head out to the hunter valley for some wine tasting!
Having said that, we are going to recommend the following:
Afterwards, head back into Sydney and explore Darling Harbour, the CBD, or the Botanical Garden and visit near by attractions like the Observatory.
We highly recommend adding in more markets, for example, on Fridays, Chinatown Night Market is open and a great way to experience authentic Asian food. We haven’t added the markets in simply because they are usually only open one or two days a week, so it is dependent on which five days you spend in Sydney.
For 2 adults all these attractions would cost a bit over $AUD900, however, with the iVenture Pass 2 Adults could save more than $AUD250 as well as fit in more attractions for free and add flexibility! If you’re a family with 2 kids as well, you would save over $AUD360.
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